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John’s Adventure Blog – Doodletown, June 2012

Doodletown & Sterling Forest Blog Three participants joined Eileen and me on a fun-filled day to Doodletown and Sterling Forest. Both locations, in southeastern New York, are well-known for their migratory and nesting songbirds. Given the fact that trip was … Continue reading

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John’s Adventure Blog – Delaware Bay, May 2012

“New Jersey Side of Delaware Bay” Blog – 2012 Six intrepid participants joined Eileen and me for our two-day trip (May 25th and 26th), which included viewing migrating shorebirds along the New Jersey side of Delaware Bay. We met at … Continue reading

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Doodletown – June 2012

June 11, 2012: DOODLETOWN and MINE TORNE ROADS – On this full-day adventure we visited one of the popular and reliable sites in southern New York for nesting songbirds, including Cerulean Warblers! We explored the woodlands that flank Doodletown and … Continue reading

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Goatsuckers Galore – June 2012

June 5, 2012: GOATSUCKERS GALORE – 5:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. We Spent an evening hiking in the Long Island Dwarf Pine Plains to search and listen for two of the three “goatsucker” species found on Long Island – Whip-poor-wills … Continue reading

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MAY 25 – 26, 2012 EXTENDED ADVENTURES

May 25 – 26, 2012:  DELAWARE BAY ON THE JERSEY SIDE We traveled on a two-day trip to witness the annual spectacle of thousands of shorebird species feeding on horseshoe crab eggs,  to the Cape May Bird Observatory’s Center for Research … Continue reading

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Sandy Hook, NJ – May 2012

SANDY HOOK, NJ SPRING MIGRATION!   May 7, 2012 We played “hooky” from work on Monday May 7th and traveled to Sandy Hook, New Jersey and nearby locales, to witness the spring songbird migration. Sandy Hook, as a north oriented … Continue reading

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John’s Adventure Blog – Woodcock Walk, April 2012

Woodcock Trip Blog Twelve participants joined Eileen and me as Alula BNHT went searching for the American Woodcock, in hopes of watching them during their annual Spring mating flights. Our destination was the Calverton area of the Pine Barrens which … Continue reading

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John’s Adventure Blog – Wine & Waterfowl, March 2012

Waterfowl & Wine Blog Ten intrepid participants joined Alula Birding & Natural History Tours for its “Waterfowl & Wine” trip on March 4th, which started at Montauk Point and ended at Duckwalk Vineyards in Southampton. Given Long Island’s latitude and … Continue reading

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WINE & WATERFOWL, MARCH 2012

March 4, 2012:  WATERFOWL AND WINE For a full report go to John’s Adventure Blog (click here) What a great day we had birding on the Island’s South Fork looking for winter waterfowl at Montauk Point, Peconic Bay, and several … Continue reading

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John’s Adventure Blog – Pine Barrens, Oct. 2011

Pine Barrens Blog The weather could not have been better for Alula’s “Cook’s Tour of the Pine Barrens” on October 9th. It was sunny and unseasonably warm with temperatures in the mid 80’s and a sky that was Robin’s egg … Continue reading

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